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darkism Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-29-08 03:37 PM
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9. Censoring it in reportage is never appropriate.
Edited on Wed Oct-29-08 03:38 PM by darkism
Let it out there. Take out the asterisks and let it be its full, hateful self.

Then people will see how ugly certain words - and, by extension, the people that use them - can be.
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  -Word? The N Word Chipster  Oct-29-08 02:48 PM   #0 
  - Opinions differ on that. Myself, I prefer to use it when reporting, rather than whitewash it...  BlooInBloo   Oct-29-08 02:52 PM   #1 
  - I think not using it gives it more power, in some ways, than using it  XemaSab   Oct-29-08 02:54 PM   #2 
  - I wish I knew how to post pictures  junofeb   Oct-29-08 02:56 PM   #3 
  - I'm with you.  Betsy Ross   Oct-29-08 02:57 PM   #4 
  - Word?  halo experiment   Oct-29-08 03:00 PM   #5 
  - "honky"? Who's using the perjoratives now???  kestrel91316   Oct-29-08 03:01 PM   #6 
  - Put it in context  Chipster   Oct-29-08 03:22 PM   #7 
  - I suspect the word will sound increasingly hollow before long, making no sense,  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Oct-29-08 03:35 PM   #8 
  - Censoring it in reportage is never appropriate.  darkism   Oct-29-08 03:37 PM   #9 
  - I Agree.  MomOf4   Oct-29-08 03:51 PM   #10 
  - The Nigger of the Narcissus- by Joseph Conrad  hay rick   Oct-29-08 05:24 PM   #11 
  - Choice  List left   Oct-29-08 05:40 PM   #12 
     - If you call somebody a nazi today  hay rick   Oct-29-08 05:55 PM   #14 
  - Words don't offend me.  Seldona   Oct-29-08 05:51 PM   #13 

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